Trying to fit a zero waste and minimalist lifestyle together can seem to be impossible.
As someone living a zero waste and minimal life as best I can, I absolutely disagree. After all, isn’t the first R of zero waste refuse? And one of the main tenets of a circular mindset simplicity?
The opposition of zero waste and minimalism seems true at first. That is, if you subscribe to the type of minimalism that encourages a willy-nilly discard of everything non-essential. But in fact there are ways to gracefully, non-wastefully give away your items… and after that, use zero waste practices to reduce your consumption.